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FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
for the obama administration to release intelligence backing its claims. we have fox team coverage tonight. fox news military analyst, jennifer griffin at the pentagon, what we know about possible tactics. we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry on where things stand now. good evening, ed. >> reporter: good evening, bret. at this hour, the president is huddled in meetings whether to inch closer to military action, amid questions whether he will do something he railed against in 2008, acting unilaterally. as syrian officials -- biden joined the officials saying action is imminent. >> national security is strengthened. we will hold accountable those who violate international norms. >> reporter: two years ago this month president obama called for syrian president bashar al-assad to go. today, white house officials declared the objective of any possible military action would not be to drive the dictator from power. >> the options are not about regime change, they're about responding to a clear violation of an international standard that prohibits the use of chemical weapons. >> repor
FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. president obama says he hasn't made a decision yet, but that he is considering limited, narrow action in response to the chemical weapons attack. ed henry is at the white house monitoring the situation. ed joins us now. ed? >> reporter: andrea, good to see you. after days of laying low on syria, the president let his secretary of state, john kerry, take the lead on this issue twice this week. he came out a short time ago and spoke out, went after president assad in syria by basically saying this is a challenge to the world right now to step up and lead in the wake of this gas attack that killed, according to the administration, over 1400 people, mostly women and children inside syria. but the president now finds himself in a very difficult position. this is a nobel peace prize winner, someone that ran for president in 2008 saying you have to go to the u.n., you have to get congressional authorization before you act militarily. now standing alone on the world stage, pushing basically for unilateral u.s. military action, the president seeing his reset with russia, now in tatters at the
FOX News
Aug 20, 2013 3:00pm PDT
or obama administration has been fired or lost a paycheck. today the few who were singled out for very mild disciplinary action were invited back into the fold. chief washington correspondent james rosen has tonight's top story. >> reporter: in the nearly 12 months since a premeditated attack at two u.s. installations in benghazi killed four americans, including the ambassador to libya, not a single terrorist has been brought to justice. at the state department, an investigation by the accountability review board, arb, resulted in four employees being placed on administrative leave. now secretary of state john kerry ordered all four reassigned to different jobs. >> clearly things could have been done better. i think that's patently obvious to everybody that followed this almost a year now, but again, we have to let the facts lead where they may and these are people with real lives and real careers and we can't just take action that's not warranted against them to make us all feel better. >> reporter: eric boswell was the highest ranking, he resigned his post. another senior official testifi
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 3:00pm PDT
baier is on deck, "special report." >>> as al qaeda attempts to come back, president obama attempts another reset. this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. so al qaeda isn't on its last legs after all. president obama is tweaking his message after being forced to shut down almost two dozen diplomatic outposts because of new terror threats. jennifer griffin is at the pentagon with the surprising story of what led to the bulking up of al qaeda in yemen. we begin with ed henry and the president's al qaeda makeover. good evening, ed. >> reporter: good evening, bret. the president used to say al qaeda was on the run, now he's just saying they're on their heels. addressing troops at camp pendleton, he said something he normally shies away from. >> we have been at war with al qaeda. >> reporter: on a late night comedy show, the president stressed to the troops he's all over it. >> even as we designate the al qaeda leadership that attacked us on 9/11, al qaeda affiliates and like minded extremists still threaten our home land. >> reporter: earlier, the president used the soft
FOX News
Aug 31, 2013 1:00pm PDT
>>> fox alert. president obama announcing plans to move forward now with a military strike in syria. his speech punctuating a week of case-making from the administration. the president now calling for the congressional approval to retaliate against the assad regime for use of chemical weapons. welcome to news headquarters. >> i'm heather childers. a short time ago the president saying that for diplomacy, the time for diplomacy is over. he will now seek authorization from congress to pursue military action. listen. >> after careful deliberation i have decided that the united states should take military action against syrian regime targets. to not be an open didn't ended intervention. we would not put boots on the ground. instead, our action would be designed to be limited in duration and scope. i'm confident we can hold the assad regime responsible for their use of chemical weapons, deter this kind of behavior and degrade their capacity to carry it out. >> congressional correspondent mike emmanuel live from wall. mike? >> reporter: heather, after a lot of grumbling about lacking deta
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 2:00pm PDT
-american president standing on those same steps he did in 1963. here is president obama commemorating dr. king's dream and his lasting legacy this afternoon. >> on a hot summer day they assembled here in our nation's capital under the shadow of the great emancipator. everyone that realizes what those glorious patriots knew on that day that change does not come from washington but to washington. that change has always been built on our willingness, we, the people, to take on the mantle of citizenship, you are marching. that's the lesson of our past. that's the promise of tomorrow. >> okay, bob, you were particularly moved by this speech as you were by dr. king's speech so many years, 50 years ago. >> yeah. i think if dr. king had been alive today, listened to these tributes, i think he would have been -- first of all, he would have been amazed there was a black president, but i think obama did exactly the right thing. i think he talked about change coming from the grass roots into washington, not the other way around. i know there's been a lot of controversy about washington dictating from here
FOX News
Aug 2, 2013 2:00am PDT
developing overnight. >> the head of the irs the head of obama care wants to keep the healthcare plan he currently has. >> i prefer to stay with the current policy i am pleased with rather than go through a change. >> plus even more obama care waivers are about to be issued. wait until you hear who is getting them. >> he couit could be a special delivery the postal servicelook business. will it be enough to save the mailman. fox and friends first starts right now. >> good morning to you. hope you are off to a great day wherever you are in this world. we have folks overseas and the united states watching us. thank you for watching "fox & friends first" on this friday morning. i am hert nauert. >> i am heather childers. thank you for starting your day with us. we start with a fox news alert for you. an al qaeda terror threat so serious u.s. embassies are being shut down around the world. >> this will happen on sunday amid reports a terror group is planning an attack. there are few details coming in at this time. here's what we do know. the closed locations include afghanistan, iraq, israel
FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 3:00pm PDT
weekend. "special report" is up next. >>> obama administration puts it in writing, laying out a case for military action against syria. this is "special report." good evening, i am doug mcelway in for bret baier. we finally got a look at some of the evidence this afternoon that president obama says puts the blame for last week's chemical attack on damascus squarely at the feet of the assad regime. many at home and abroad are unconvinced military action is about saving lives and not saving face for the president. we have fox team coverage. jennifer griffin at the pentagon has the latest on preparation for battle. james rosen at the state department with john kerry's big moment on the world stage. we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry and a president on a very hot and lonely seat. good evening, ed. >> reporter: that's right, good evening, doug. a president that came to power opposing war tonight is on the verge of unilateral military action. after days of the commander in chief laying low on syria and twice letting his secretary of state take the lead, president obama
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 1:00am PDT
for watching us tonight. the biggest failure of the obama administration that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. in order for more than 300 million americans to have a chance at prosperity, you need a vibrant economy. at this point the usa does not have one. that is now on president obama. as you may know, the president's economic vision is focused on so-called economic justice, giving help to americans who don't have very much, providing vast entitlements means big spending and taxation. the president doesn't seem to trust the capitalist civic, instituting new regulations in the marketplace, inhibiting business expansion. the social justice economic plan is failing. the u.s. economy is stagnant, thus quality of life is going down in this country. here are the facts to back that statement up. 7 out of 8 jobs created during the obama administration have been part time jobs. 54% of american workers make less than $30,000 a year. when mr. obama took office, he averaged unemployment paid to an individual was 20 weeks. now it's 37 weeks. number of americans who have stopped loo
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 1:00am PDT
the u.s.a. do and does president obama have a clue? caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. are you addicted to the net? that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. things are getting serious. 2011, 3300 people were involved were involved in vehicle crashes. actually died while using a cell phone in the car. astounding 65% of all drivers in america ages 18 to 64, report they have talked on the cell phone while driving. and there is more. 70% of sex addicts report having a problem online. the national council on sexual addiction say there could be as many as 20 million people. also a study led by the university of michigan says the more americans use facebook the worse they feel about themselves. and a study by oxford university found that too much social media damages interpersonal relationships. so, there is no question that this machine, this machine is causing an immense amount of damage all over the world. so how are you dealing with that? here are questions. do y
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. then senator obama answered that question by saying, the president does not have power under the constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation. i pressed jay carney on that point today in the daily briefing and also, meanwhile, republicans like john mccain tonight are saying, if there is going to be military action, it cannot be a symbolic action, backing up the president's rhetoric about a red line, it's got to be serious action that decimates assad's military. take a listen. >> do you believe that exists right now? >> i believe it is a threat to the united states. i believe that absolutely allowing the use of chemical weapons on a significant scale to take place, without a response would present a significant challenge to -- a threat to the united states national security interests. >> if it's simply that we launch some cruise missiles and do that for three gayes and not have a significant effect on the momentum on the battlefield. it will have a -- an unhelpful effect. if we do it right, and
FOX News
Aug 31, 2013 4:00pm PDT
is it for this special report. >>> for the first time president obama says he will seek authorization from congress. he says the u.s. should take military action against the assad regime inside war didn't torn syria for using chemical weapons on its citizens but according to the president he will wait for congress to vote on the issue. the news coming fast tonight from around the globe as the world watches and waits for a positive u.s. strike. prez obama making his case for action in a statement today in the rose garden saying the deaths of innocent civilians at the hands of their government should not go unpunished. >> here's my question for every member of congress and every member of the global community. what message will we send if a dictator can gas hundreds of children to dmeth plain sight and pay no price? make no mistake, has implications beyond chemical war fair. if we won't enforce accountability in this heinous act what does it sap to other members who do this? the governments who would choose to build nuclear arms? the terrorists who would spread biological weapons? >> we should tell you,
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. jurors had the option to make him eligible for parole after 20 years. >>> up next, president obama sends a message about what he is not willing to do in syria. >>> here's what some of our fox affiliates around the country are covering tonight. wsvn in south florida shows us how a sailboat and bridge got up close and personal in ft. lauderdale. wnyw in new york asks if the concept of water has a future in the big apple. water. really? and elsewhere. a live look at boston from fox 25. the latest on former football star aaron hernandez murder case. the suspect's cousin was in court today on a criminal contempt charge. that's tonight's live look outside of the beltway from "special report." we'll be right back. i think she tried to kill us. [ sighs ] are you kidding me? no, it's only 15 calories. [ male announcer ] with reddi wip, fruit never sounded more delicious. mmm. [ male announcer ] with 15 calories per serving and real cream, the sound of reddi wip is the sound of joy. [ ship horn blows ] no, no, no! stop! humans. one day we're coming up with the theory of relativity, the next... not
FOX News
Aug 31, 2013 11:30am PDT
a very strong political taint. if you wouldn't say obama is weak, you know why he is weak, it is not because of failure to act. it is because 80% of the american people think he shouldn't act. >> you were on this panel on special report this week saying the president can't operate by polls. >> correct. >> is this president operating by polls? >> i don't think there is any question that he's responding to polls and responding to people within his own party. he is responding to manchin, carl levin. responding to libertarians like rand paul who oppose it. she not listening to john kerry, he is not listening to john mccain. they are hard line and they want him to go and go now. >> the time he should have been listening is before he made the announcement we have to act. before kerry said in front of the world the word of america is at stake. before the entire administration leaked the plan to explain exactly were it had to act. right now we are way beyond the other arguments, we are way beyond the polls. way beyond the issues, is this the best way to attack. i this it is not. t
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
looking out for you. >> this is a fox news alert just a short time ago members of the obama administration briefed members of the -- in syria. he has not said what if any military action he will take in syria. lawmakers voted against military action which is a huge defeat to british prime minister james cameron. >> john, lawmakers who received that briefing this evening said they came away with the impression that the president still has not made a final decision about the strike. >> the president is going to have to make his case to the congress and to the american people. i think before he takes any action. the problem that he finds himself in and has placed us in is if he does not take action now. a paper tiger to statements the rest of the world. >> senior white house official tells fox that the uss stout is now in position off the coast of syria. for a period of time there will be five destroyers in the area. the pentagon has also opted to keep two aircraft carriers in the persian gulf. the pentagon is not concerned about reports from russia that it is sending surface -- two surface
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 7:00pm PDT
party groups were being bad. in 2010, at about the time the irs began this targeting, president obama on at least four occasions specifically suggested that these were front groups for foreign operations. david axlerod, his close consultant, made that allegation directly and so did numerous others. president obama called it a problem to democracy and then upped it to a threat to democracy. when you have your leaders putting that kind of thing out there, when you have senator baucus and senator schumer and senator merkley and senator shaheen and several other democratic senators writing to the irs saying, these groups are dangerous, you need to investigate them. what do you think the irs is going to do? they are people. they see this. they know these are powerful people saying these groups are a threat to democracy. you need to get them. that's the real scandal. not a smoking gun. >> then, you have to take it to the next chapter. now that they have gotten caught with their pants down, now that they have been caught targeting, now, what's the explanation for the leader? what's the cultu
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 10:00am PDT
that world powers are ready to act to stop the blood shed. welcome to america live. president obama is keeping in close contact with our allies to determine the next step. the united nations acknowledged some coined of substance was used in last week's attack. the u.s. is prepared to act and moving four navy destroyers in the region. each is capable of caring 90 tomahawk missiles and they have nuclear powered submarines at its disposal. and un inspectors were able to get to the site for a second time. earlier this month they were shot at while they were trying to do their job. this comes as a suspected chemical weapon's attack killed hundreds of people. families were woiped out. in the midst of all of the sorrow, a story of hope. a father was reunited with a son he thought was killed in a recent attack. >> and only image the joy and no translation needed. the father was overcomed and nearly fainted and grabbing his son close and gassing in his eyes and this video reported in the damascus suburb. reporting live leland viter, it is good to so one positive moment in all of that chaos.
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
could strike again as president obama hold a meeting to weigh the options on a high-level strike in syria. we all await his decision as does the world. martha: we have new reports from the "wall street journal" that the white house is moving quickly on this because they have reason to believe syria is planning to launch another chemical attack in the country's largest city aleppo. wait wants to accomplish with action. molly henneberg is live at the white house leading our coverage. what is the white house saying? >> the u.s. has to get involved because the world community cannot leave a chemical attack or chemical attacks plural unanswered. but the white house says the goal is not to out of syrian president bashar al-asaad. even though the obama administration believes this is not the only chemical weapons attack by the regime this year. >> the options being considered by the president and his national security team are not around the question of whether chemical weapons were used in syria on a massive scale causing death and injury to innocents women and children. its many not w
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 6:00am PDT
. bill: so lots to talk about with kentucky senator rand paul. the fight to defund obama-care. should republicans draw a fluent sand there. plus a possible run for the white house in 2016, rand paul. minutes away on america's newsroom. martha: three teenagers accused of brutally beating 13-year-old on the school bus. watch some of this. >> leave them alone! leave him alone! you know you all going to jail. you all going to jail. martha: at the beginning of it he's just laying on the floor on that school bus. these are the three atearks. they are due in juvenile court. the police say the suspects repeatedly punched and kicked the victim, a lot of which you can see on the video. the boy was trying to crawl up the seat. the bus driver got up and verbally tried to stop them. did not physically intervene. and there is some discussion about that. do these defendants have anything to say in court this morning? >> reporter: all three 15-year-olds arrived here an hour ago and none of them would answer any of my questions. apparently their public defenders have told them don't say anything to th
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 10:00am PDT
. >> that was president obama giving dozens of gitmo prisoners the go a head to return to yemen. they are standing by the return. they are following this from the pentagon, hi, jennifer. >> hi, allyson. president obama met them months after the high profile counter terrorism speech in the national university in which he was lifting the release of prisoners to go back to yemen. this is what jay carney said at the time. >> it reflects a change in policy that reflects changes in yemen. >> despite the current terrorist threat coming from yemen the white white stands by his decision and return gitmo prisoners to yemen. the againesis of al-qaeda in the araban peninsula goes back to a prison break in yemen in february of 2006. that encluded the escape of nasaar ha shi spurred the closure in north africa and the middle east. they tunnelled out of a maximum security prison in the capitol of yemen and popped up in a mosque and walked out the front door to freedom. he teamed up with two high profile gitmo detainees that the u.s. released to saudi arabia. >> a handful of detainees, primarily saudi citizen mad
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 1:00pm PDT
move president obama and other western powers will act on. but growing indications they will act because some vital shipping sports, for at least much of europe, is at stake. which means stable oil prices here could be at stake. phil is tracking this closely. we should first posit we're talking about crude which is shipped through the suez candle -- canal. >> the fallout could be swift. we have seen prices of crude and oil price goes up in anticipation of problems in the middle east, since the fourth of july, since the situation in libya and egypt and then seara. we have put in a huge premium on the prices, and because of the area, in every major oil producer in the world has a major stake in this, either one side or the other, and are not on the same side. it could be the biggest energy crisis we have seen in years if we get into a war in syria. >> neil: for the time being in europe's interest, even more than our own, for the time being to do something about this. they're feeling the spike now. right? >> they are feeling the spike in europe. this is a great story. if this had ha
FOX News
Aug 4, 2013 1:00pm PDT
the obama administration is keeping americans informed on the potential terror threat, but is it disclosing too much information? that is what some in the intelligence community are saying. we're going to talk about their concerns a bit later on in the newscast. >> harris: another day of deadly violence in iraq. bomb and mortar attacks leaving eight people dead. weekend assaults including a roadside bomb that killed three soldiers. a kar bomb that killed a judge in tikrit and mortar attack on a suburban neighborhood in baghdad. the recent surge in violence in iraq coupled with escalating political tensions sparking fears of a return to widespread killings. >> gregg: and to egypt now. time is running out for a peaceful end to the standoff over protests by supporters of the ousted president mohammed morsi. interim leaders warning that security forces will break up ongoing sit-ins if f mediators don't come up with a resolution and soon. setting the stage with tens of thousands of morsi supporters that remain camped out in cairo. they are demanding that the former leader be reinstated. >> harri
FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
expects, quote, president obama understands that the brits can not now join in any military attack. >> i haven't spoken to him since the debate and the vote but i would expect to speak to him over the next day or some i don't think it's a question of having to apologize. >> reporter: after the u.k. parliament vote a spokesperson for the president's national security council put out a statement saying quote, the u.s. will continue to consult with the u.k. government, one of our closest allies and friends. as we have said president obama's decision-making will be guided by what is in the best interests of the united states. but french president francois hollande says whether or not the brits are involved he supports taking quote, firm action against syria and that includes a possible military strike. bill? bill: molly, will the president ask congress for authority? or what, how is the white house addressing that very issue? >> reporter: the white house says the president has been consulting with a number of members of congress but there's no indication the president intends to wait for a v
FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 8:00am PDT
have brand knew stories and breaking news. jon: all eyes on washington right now as president obama meets with national security team to weigh his next move in syria, after britain votes against military action to punish the assad regime for the reported use of chemical weapons. will the united states to it alone? fox live team coverage on rapidly unfolding events in syria. >>> plus the bug guns are coming out to sell obamacare as the deadline to set up health care exchanges approaches after some major glitches in the rollout. >>> a husband pleads not guilty to a shocking murder in florida. what he says happened before he posted pictures of his dead wife's body on facebook. it's all happening now. jon: but force, secretary of state john kerry expected to speak about 90 minutes from now as we await the release of declassified intelligence assessment of the chemical attack in syria that killed hundreds of people, many of them children. good morning i'm jon scott. >> good to be here with you, jon. big news day. i'm alisyn camerota in for jenna lee. president hopes this will make the ca
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 10:00am PDT
alert. we are just getting word that american war ships are on the move as the obama administration comes under increasing pressure for military intervention for syria i am shannon in for megyn kelliy. secretary of state kelly will be making a statement at 2 o'clock p.m. eastern and the white house briefing will be pushed back to cover the news on syria united nation's inspectors were shot at going to the site of the last week's chemical attack. the inspectors were trying to do the work walking through the town and speaking with survivors and taking samples from victims. there are many. these photos tell the story. the bodies of dozens of innocent children laid out and covered with she'ds. hundreds of people are believed to have died in the attack. men, women and children, an estimated 100,000 people have died since the start of the conflict. the obama administration has possessioned four destroyers off of the coast of syria. we are told that the ships are close enough to launch a missile strike. the pentagon is in watch and wait mode, making on the president to make a final determi
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 2:00am PDT
news alert. president obama making his first comments on the potential terror threat telling tonight show's jay leno how severe these threats really are. >> it's significant enough we are taking every precaution. we had already done a lot to bolster security around the world but especially the middle east and north africa where the threat is the highest. whenever we see a threat that is specific enough that we can take specific precautions within a certain time frame than we do so. >> the president says americans planning to travel abroad should not over react but should make smart decisions. >> the general rule is just show common sense. if people are paying attention checking with the state department find out what kind of precautions you should be taking i think it makes sense for people to take vacations. >> this morning we are learning who may be behind the plot this man who runs perhaps the most dangerous branch of al qaeda. >> they fear he might get help from a large number of prisoners who may escaped prison in 19 weeks. 19 diplomatic pass illities in 16 companies remain temp
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 1:00am PDT
and then karl rove on what president obama should do about the human rights violations in syria. the factor will be right back. bottom bill continuing with lead story. the civil rights industry refusing to confront the real problem in america. joining us from washington, juan williams, mary katharineham is on maternity leave. all right, juan, what say you? >> i just want to say thank you because that was a terrific, terrific memo. that's in the spirit of dr. king asking where do we go from here dr. king would not cry over the awful lyrics and bad schools. he would act. he would stand up. that's the tradition of dr. king. stand up and act against bad schools that are condemning these kids to useless lives because they never have an opportunity to climb that ladder of upward mobility. the civil rights challenge of this generation is ed's occasion and dr. king would never allow anybody to buy his silence, to buy him off. to sell out the kids. that's what's happening right now. i look today at some of the reports on union spending, it's unbelievable. aft. aft and affiliates in new york tens of
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 11:00pm PDT
on the world stage? due to president obama's flip-flopping? this president seems naÏve and clearly is learning on the job. what would president reagan do or president bush? while i don't agree that we should be going into syria, this president is changes his position more often than miley cyrus on the vmas. we need more proof before we kill more people. what say you? >> i say the evidence is pretty clear. that may be one of the most biased openings you've ever done. he has consulted with congress. he has to get the british on board. the french are going to do it unilaterally with us. they're not going to try to take it to their elected officials. and i think we have every right to do it. the war powers act says he can do it. they've crossed the red line. >> the war powers act says he has to go to congress. >> absolutely no. >> or if the country poses an imminent threat. >> reagan didn't get it for grenada. what would reagan do? he put marines in there and several of them died. >> should we worry what, about russia and iran pushing back so hard? >> 100%. i'll tell you what reagan wouldn't do. h
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, not only in egypt but elsewhere. ed henry at the white house with an obama administration foreign policy in turmoil. we begin with leland vittert with the latest from egypt and syria. hello. >> reporter: there are claims about the chemical weapons attacks, it is too dangerous for journalists to be inside syria. the rebels claim upwards of 1,000 people died in the attacks. some video they provided as proof we can show you, although it is graphic, some of it. room after room, the bodies of children lay still. if unblurred, you would see their faces look like they're sleeping. they are not, says this doctor. i tried to treat 50 kids, he said. they all died. streets turned into morgues. this sheet covering this little girl's body reads unknown number 27. witnesses say injured began to arrive at hospitals shortly after 4:00 a.m. with classic symptoms of nerve gas, foaming at the mouth, shaking limbs and dilated pupils. we ran out of atropine, says the doctor. we had to choose. daylight showed those they couldn't save and those wrapped for burial, it is impossible to count the victims. no soon
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. ed henry at the white house with an obama administration foreign policy in turmoil. we begin with leland vittert with the latest from egypt and syria. hello. >> reporter: there are claims about the chemical weapons attacks, it is too dangerous for journalists to be inside syria. the rebels claim upwards of 1,000 people died in the attacks. some video they provided as proof we can show you, although it is graphic, some of it. room after room, the bodies of children lay still. if unblurred, you would see their faces look like they're sleeping. they are not, says this doctor. i tried to treat 50 kids, he said. they all died. streets turned into morgues. this sheet covering this little girl's body reads unknown number 27. witnesses say injured began to arrive at hospitals shortly after 4:00 a.m. with classic symptoms of nerve gas, foaming at the mouth, shaking limbs and dilated pupils. we ran out of atropine, says the doctor. we had to choose. daylight showed those they couldn't save and those wrapped for burial, it is impossible to count the victims. no sooner has video surfaced
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 6:00am PDT
that the ongoing but a u.s. official confirmed for fox news the indictment has been issued. president obama was asked on "the jay leno show" last night whether his reaction to the new terrorist threat might have been an overreaction in the wake of obama, and he said, i'm sorry in the wake of benghazi. he said one thing i have tried to do as president is not overreact but make sure as much as possible the american people understand that there are genuine risks out there. now the indictments come days after republican members of congress put new pressure on the incoming fbi director james comey to renew focus on the investigation into benghazi, bill. bill: curious, what congress is saying about this what have you heard from lawmakers about the progress or lack thereof 10 months down the road? >> reporter: there are republican critics of the president saying more should have been done sooner. they're questioning why none of the suspects have actually been arrested. darrell issa. bill: chairman of the oversight committee, republican from california, said usama bin laden was criminally charged l
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
states and its partners. during his recent comments on the nsa controversy president obama insisting the agency has a singular focus. >> i don't have an interest in the people of the nsa don't have an interest, in doing anything other than making sure that where we can prevent a terrorist attack, where we can get information, ahead of time. >> reporter: this morning the nsa fox's request for comment to the state department, arthel. arthel: catherine what about edward snowden, is he now going, see i told you so, i told you so? i don't know. >> reporter: that's right. a russian newspaper is reporting this importanting that the former nsa leaker edward snowden got stuck in moscow after the u.s. put pressure on cuba not to accept his asylum request. snowden's plans you remember to travel to cuba were so far advanced he had his seat booked on a flight to havana on june 23rd. remember this photo of snowden's empty seat snapped by journalists who bought the tickets to cuba believing snowden would be on board? the nsa leaker was stuck in moscow's international airport for six weeks until he
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
in an emergency may be further constrained by the fluid security situations. president obama met with yemen's president last thursday, a day before the state department announced it was closing 21 different installations. and mr. obama said they were pushed out of parts of yemen but the group remains a threat. >> as al-qaeda core has been diminished through the efforts of the united states and our allies, affiliate organizations including al-qaeda in the araban peninsula have strengthened and we have here in washington, identified hua p as a potentially dangerous threat for sometime now. >> now with the u.s. embassy below emergency staffing it may have been the target. and u.s. officials will not confirm. that critics say the president is being foolish to make a distinction between al-qaeda and the different affiliates. >> the administration for four and half years, tried to slice and dice by defining al-qaeda's little sliver that is hanging out along the afghan- pakistan border that is a mischaracterization and what we are seeing is a demonstration of a reassertion of central control. >> y
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
has the latest. >> reporter: as president obama headed west to talk up housing reform and appear on the tonight show with jay leno, things intensified. a drone killed four al qaeda militants, as the u.s. and british embassies evacuated staff, drawing furious reaction from the yemen government. the ministry of foreign affairs put out a statement declaring while the government of yemen appreciates foreign governments' concern for the safety of their citizens, evacuation of embassy staff serves the interests of extremists and undermine's the exceptional cooperation between yemen and the international alliance against terrorism. the surprising split, five days after mr. obama took great pains in the oval office to show close cooperation with president hadi of yemen, left officials at the state department splitting hairs over whether it was an evacuation. >> i think if you look up in a dictionary the definition -- >> what would you call it if you're suddenly told you have to leave, a plane is flown in, you're forced to leave. >> it is called order of depat you are. >> reporter: at thu
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 10:00am PDT
, but that is a tough one. the obama department justice hasn't delivered and the proxy fight that she can talk to black democrats and talk about racial injustice that is a safe space for her. this is where she is headed. >> it is a sweet spot when it come tots brass tasks of electorial politics. it is a two- fer, chris. listen to what she had to say recently. >> in the weeks since the ruling, we have seen an unso manically rush to enact and enforce laws to make it harder for millions of fellow americans to vote. texas moved forward with a voter id that the federal court invalidated and it would allowed a consoled weapon's permit as a valid id but not a student id. florida is purging the voter rolls and disporportionately affect minority voters and memories of a 2,000 election and scores of disinfranchised voters. legislation in north carolina it is the greatest tips of voter restriction. no more same day registration and extending voting hours to accommodate long lines and stricter voter id requirements and those by college and public assistance agencies. >> a lot of folks will listen to that and say g
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 1:00pm PDT
of the united states, barack obama, said that if they use these weapons it would, quote, cross a red line. and we would be compelled to act. now, when the president of the united states makes that statement, then obviously there can't be any avenue except one to take action, and my -- >> neil: what is your definition of action? you said earlier that three days of missile strikes -- i'm paraphrasing -- might not cut it. what would? >> attacking their -- the five or six air fields that bashar assad has. you can take out their fuel storage and runways and you can basically take out their air force, which is some 50 airplane, many of which are flying irregularly, and you can get weapons into the right people at, the right kind of weapons that work against tanks and -- >> neil: more than missile strikes, right, sir? would it involved american boots on the ground? >> of course not. we could never put american boots on the ground for a whole variety of reasons but we can get the weapons and capabilities to generalled dress -- general idris and his people and take out the air assets. those are cr
FOX News
Aug 31, 2013 3:00am PDT
with a fox news alert. the investigating chemical weapons have left syria. president obama says it's our obligation to act because it's a a threat to our national security. we have all those defor you next. >> call it uneducation of america. elementary school teaching kids the government is your family. tell you where big brother is taking on a whole new meaning. >> and the unlikely reunion no one saw coming. the man inside the bun coming up. he is revealed. "fox & friends" on this saturday morning starts right now. >> alisyn: good morning, everybody. thanks so much for joining us bright and early on this very important news weekend. so much is happening now that investigators have left syria, anything could happen at any moment. let's get to a fox news alert and the latest on syria for you. the u.n. team investigating the chemical attack has left the country as the obama administration the syria carried out a chemical attack. elizabeth prann is live for us in washington. >> completed four day investigation. the team collecting and carrying various samples for lab analysis to determine i
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
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FOX News
Aug 20, 2013 8:00am PDT
. >> critics are refuting many claims the obama administration made by the nsa data collection program. that is leaving many worried about the security of their personal information and wondering whether or not the agency is playing by the rules. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has more now from washington. hi, catherine. have we reach ad tipping. >> reporter: patti ann, according to aclu at least 20 pieces of legislation are being considered to modify the nsa program adding the white house continues to disappoint its base on the issue. >> i think the white house has lost credibility and i think the government generally has been operating with a deficit of trust in the area of surveillance for the past few years. they have been saying one thing publicly to congress and to the courts and turns out that quite another thing has been taking place behind closed doors. >> reporter: in the end the aclu alleges that the nsa plays word games under the set of rules known as the united states intelligence directive 18, collecting data only applies when the data is analyzed and
FOX News
Aug 4, 2013 4:00pm PDT
in place, and new details giving us some idea about why so many of our leaders are concerned and obama administration official confirms to fox news intelligence suggests al qaeda affiliates in yemen planned for something, quote, big and spectacular. and a source also telling fox news there's fear about terrorists possibly using surgically implanted bombs around the world. security outside u.s. embassies remaining tight. blast walls, troops, bomb squads being deployed. facilities in countries like yemen and libya. 22 embassies from north africa to east asia were closed today. in the past few hours, the state department telling us 19 of those will stay shut down until end of the week as a precautionary measure. lawmakers reacting to the threat today, including intelligence committee member tom rooney who says intelligence gathered points to a danger like we haven't seen in many years. >> this is much more specific than anything we saw before benghazi or boston. so this is in tune with 9/11/01 with regard to chatter. we have to be diligent. >> steve centanni begins from washington. steve,
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